The University of Western Australia
School of Computer Science and Software Engineering

School of Computer Science and Software Engineering

CITS3001 Algorithms, Agents and Artificial Intelligence


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AI videos:

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Edsger Dijkstra:

Computer Science is no more about computers than Astronomy is about telescopes.

The question of whether a computer can think is no more interesting than the question of whether a submarine can swim.

Simplicity is prerequisite for reliability.

Elegance is not a dispensable luxury but a factor that decides between success and failure.

Program testing can be used to show the presence of bugs, but never to show their absence!

An algorithm must be seen to be believed.

Richard Feynman:

The Feynman Algorithm: (1) Write down the problem. (2) Think really hard. (3) Write down the answer.

Albert Einstein:

The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.

Derek Bok:

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

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